Rice, Race, Capitalism, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century Houston

Thursday February 24, 2022

9:00 AM

Session Chair Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., Texas Christian University

Presentations by Benjamin Schachter, "Rice Cotton: Capitalists & Cultivators," Rice University; Andrew Sanders, "Texas Cotton, Confederate Tyranny, and Matamoros: William Marsh Rice in the Civil War," Rice University; Serena Barbieri, '”The Old, They Say, Love to Ponder over the Past': The Rice Brothers' Hierarchy of Race in Education and Labor," Rice University